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Auditory processing of speech signals for robust speech recognition in real-world noisy environments

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3 Author(s)
Doh-Suk Kim ; Lucent Technol., AT&T Bell Labs., Murray Hill, NJ, USA ; Soo-Young Lee ; Kil, R.M.

This paper presents a new approach to an auditory model for robust speech recognition in noisy environments. The proposed model consists of cochlear bandpass filters and nonlinear operations in which frequency information of the signal is obtained by zero-crossing intervals. Intensity information is also incorporated by a peak detector and a compressive nonlinearity. The robustness of the zero-crossings in spectral estimation is verified by analyzing the variance of the level-crossing intervals as a function of the crossing level values. Compared with other auditory models, the proposed auditory model is computationally efficient, free from many unknown parameters, and able to serve as a robust front-end for speech recognition in noisy environments. Experimental results of speech recognition demonstrate the robustness of the proposed method in various types of noisy environments

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Speech and Audio Processing, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:7 ,  Issue: 1 )